A minimum of two written quotations are required for printing purchases $250-$24,999. Three written quotes are required for printing purchases $25,000-$49,999.
A minimum of two written quotes are required for purchases $5,000-$24,999. Three written quotes are required for all purchases $25,000-$49,000.
A Request for Bid (RFB) or Request for Proposal (RFP) is required for purchases over $50,000. ($25,000 for public construction.)
A sole source is an item or service that is only available from a single source. District Board approval is required for sole source procurements of $50,000 or more.
A completed and approved Waiver of Competitive Bidding Form is required for any purchase $5,000+ that doesn’t follow a competitive bidding process (quotes or RFB/RFP).
Guidelines for Bids and Proposals (DOC, 36 KB)
Guidelines for Obtaining Quotes (DOC, 293 KB)
Bid/Proposal and Sole Source Procurement Schedule (PDF, 79 KB)
Please contact Purchasing or call 608-259-2955, press 4 to reach someone in the Purchasing Department.